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VOLUME XLIII NUMBER 96
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, EUGENE, THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 1942
Today at 4
New Associated Women Stu
dent officers will be installed to
day at 4 in Gerlinger hall at the
first AWS assembly of the term,
according to Ex-President Eliza
Coeds to be installed at this
time are: president, Marge Dib
ble; Corrine Nelson, vice-presi
dent; Rohda Harkson, treasurer;
Neva Haight, secretary; Gerd
Hansen, sergeant-at-arms; Betty
Ann Stevens, reporter.
Retiring officers who will be
.introduced are as follows: Eliza
beth Steed, president; Maxine
Hansen, vice-president; Nancy
Riesch, treasurer; Marge Dibble,
secretary; Marge Curtis, ser
geant-at-arms; Barbara Lamb,
Following the assembly the an
nual banquet for the new and re
tiring AWS cabinet will be held
at 6 p.m. at the Gamma Phi Beta
' The new AWS cabinet at their
last meeting revealed plans for
a spring term Nickel Hop and an
nounced as co-chairmen, Dorothy
Clear and Virginia Wells. The
auction of lost and found articles
sponsored by the women stu
dents was the first official activ
ity of the new cabinet.
OfferAs sis tan ce
The ever-helpfal men of the
law school came through again
Wednesday when they offered
their services to the Junior Week
end committee. The law-men of
fered1 to form a bucket brigade
refill up the mill race in order to
provide for a canoe fete.
Rise in Honor Lists
The number of students who
made the winter term honor
roll is much larger than fall
term, C. L. Constance, assist
ant registrar, said Wednesday.
The roll will be ready for pub
lication in Friday’s Emerald.
Constance expressed surprise
that so many achieved scho
lastic honors during a term
as upset as last term and that
many received honor roll grades
-n> for the first time in their col
The house GPA list will be
compiled and published early
•—Photo by Wes Sullivan
JOHN BUSTERUD . . .
. . . Junior Weekend chairman dreams of glories that once were the
Jlalt 2)ay . . .
M cKinney Sets
Today is the deadline for registration of entries for the
all-campus sing scheduled for April 25.
“All entrants must file applications in the educational
activities office not later than 5 p.m.,” said Bob McKinney,
chairman. Application data must include: name of living or
ganization, name of song leader, and the number of persons
in the chorus. Choruses are lim- --1-1-———1
ited to a maximum of 24 mem
bers. Only one song may be sung
by each group.
McKinney and his committee
plan the sing as a concert. Dec
orations will include potted' palms
and customary concert props.
Music notables from all over
the country have been asked to
judge the contest, McKinney said.
All to Be There
This all-campus sing will fur
nish the University one event in
which all living organizations
will be working together, the
committee claims. Besides the one
individual number to be present
ed by-each group, the assembled
choruses will sing one finale se
lection en mass?
Other members of McKinney’s
committee are: Stan Weber, Jan
et Farnam, Bunny Potts, Barbara
Younger, Marjorie Major, and
The fraternities won't have a
And you ought to see them pout,
As they vision the beautiful din
They now will do without.
tyJaAt • • •
Women Veto Rush Week
At a Panhellenie meeting Tuesday, it was decided to dispense
with the special rush weekend usually held spring term, as was
also decided by the inter-fraternity council earlier.
\ccording to Margaret Ann Jackson, Panhellenie president,
houses wilTdo their own individual rushing. They may invite pros
pects down for the weekend, or make other plans for their en
Previously, all houses held a joint rush weekend or rush week
every spring term, but due to the war situation, it has been dis
continued. Kushees were usually invited down on weekends such
as Junior Weekend.
Action taken by the inter-fraternity council this week also
dispensed with their usual spring rush-week. As in Panhellenie,
however, they will invite prospects down for rushing by indi
vidual houses. _^„
>F 0.' LIBRARY
3>esnac'iacty . . .
Democratic orocesses will be used in the selection of the
Junior Weekend Queen who is to be nominated next week,
Bud Vandeneynde, chairman of the queen’s reign committee,
All women's living organizations should nominate and"
turn in their choices by next Thursday noon, April 19, t»>
The Junior Weekend committee, according to Vandeneynde,
is wonting on plans to present
to the campus at large a politi
cally clean selection method to
obtain a queen to rule the annual
junior celebration. It will be im
possible for any political group
to circumvent this plan, he de
This step is being taken. Pat
Cloud, president of the junior
class, stated, because, although
the Weekend is sponsored by the
junior class, the committee be
lieves that the queen selection
should be made from an all-cam
Requirements for queen are:
completion of 93 term hours, a
cumulative GPA of two point,
and a GPA last term of two
The queen will be chosen for
beauty, queenliness, and campus
popularity, Vandeneynde said.
He emphasized that organiza
tions should investigate the can
didates’ scholastic standing be
fore submitting nominations.
Famed Italian Singer
Likes American Girls
'Met' Star Presents
By MARJORIE MAJOR
The golden-voiced Italian, Nino
Martini, believes that American
girls are “superb dancers, ambi
tious, and pretty”—but he won't
commit himself on the question
of how they compare with Eu
“If I had my choice of answer
ing that question or facing a fir
ing squad, I believe I would get
myself a bullet-proof vest and
take my chances,” he says.
“The European girl is rather
more sophisticated, and is in
cidentally a better cook because
she stays home more,” he con
tends. Further than that, it would
take the wisdom of Solomon and
the wit of Alexander to make a
judgment and Martini declines to
stick his neck out.
Students will have a chance to
judge on his title of best-dressed
opera star -when he sings in con
cert here Tuesday, April 7, as the
third artist on the Greater Artist
A problem in tailoring arises
as a result of Martini's tremen
dous chest expansion. A tenor
who can sing F above high C
in full voice requires plenty of
chest development, and Martini,
the only tenor who can hit that
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Class Cards Needed
All juniors who are working
or expect to work on Junior
Weekend must buy class cards
cr they will be ineligible for
jobs, Pat Cloud, junior class
president, said Wednesday. Sale
of class cards closes today.
Of Thee I Sing
The following rehearsals are
scheduled for “Of Thee 1 Sing’’
in the Guild hall theater of
April 2, Thursday, 8 o’clock
—Act I, Scene II.
April 2, Thursday, f) o'clock
—Act II, Scene I (dialogue).
April 2, Thursday, 10 o’clock
—Act II, Scene II.
April 3, Friday, 1 o'clock—
Act II, Scene II.
Staff to Talk
In answer to student request'*
for individual conferences, eight,
advisers and University faculty,
members have consented to meet
with students to discuss love and*
marriage problems which are to »
specific to be handled in groups'.
According to Janet Morris,'
general chairman of the love and
marriage committee, any student
desiring helpful discussion wit.iv
an older person may consult one
of these advisers. In this way the
committee hopes to make avail
able more specific information to
Students will find the bock,
“Flan for Marriage,” by Folsom,
a further aid before consulting an
Advisers have set the time*
at which they may be contacted.
The advisers and their hour,*
Mrs. Elizabeth DeCou, 10-12
a.m. and 2-1 p.m. daily at tho
Mrs. Mary Farr, 2-5 Tuesday
Dean Karl Onthank, 8-12 a.nn
and 1-5 p.m. daily except for class*
and other appointments.
Dr. Robert Leeper, during of-i
fice hours or otherwise, if ar
(Tlease turn to [’age eight)
NINO MARiiNI . . .
. . . for a star, the glamour.